Chills and thrills ShiverFest fundraiser draws racers to Lackawanna River

Hit the water, but don’t forget your wetsuit. Canoers and kayakers once again can take to the Lackawanna River for a chilly ride through Scranton as part of the annual ShiverFest, which raises money for Lackawanna River Conservation Association. The event will take...

Drink up – Winter in the City cocktail parties to benefit Scranton projects

By Grace Perechinsky It’s that time of year for the “new year, new me” resolutions, and the 15th annual Winter in the City cocktail fundraiser can help everyone start off right by giving back to their community. “The evening is a feel-good event that provides the...

Play it cool – Wintertime events abound across region

Stay cool. Just because it’s the dead of winter doesn’t mean you have to stay cooped up inside your house. Weekend Times rounded up wintertime programs, festivals and events across the region. Whether indoors or outdoors, there’s something for everyone this season....

‘Napoleon Dynamite’ cast to reunite at screening at Kirby Center

If you find yourself at F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Jan. 12, all of your wildest dreams will come true. At 7 p.m. that night, the downtown Wilkes-Barre venue will welcome the leads from cult classic film “Napoleon Dynamite” for a special...

Up Close & Personal – Jessica Bredbenner

Up Close & Personal – Jessica Bredbenner

Jessica Bredbenner is the owner and founder of Tiddlywinks Boutique, a children’s clothing store in Dunmore, which also offers birthday party services. Her storefront was preceded by a Tiddlywinks camper that has allowed her to take her services to various locations....

Sounds – January 17, 2019

Sounds – January 17, 2019

Rock sequels sure bets for entertainment White Denim — ‘Performance’ THE GOOD: Eclectic Austin, Texas, rock band White Denim regroups and re-energizes for its seventh. THE BAD: Nope. THE NITTY GRITTY: Produced by their own damn selves in their very own space,...

Fab 5 – January 17, 2019

Fab 5 – January 17, 2019

1. ‘Knox Mine Disaster’ On the 60th anniversary of the Knox Mine Disaster, Wyoming Seminary’s Kirby Center for Creative Arts, 260 N. Sprague Avenue, Kingston, will host the premiere screening of a documentary about the deadly 1959 incident. The program will take place...